News: conferences, events and seminars


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Latest  events. . .

PhD Application Workshop, online from York Law School

Decertification: What can Removing Sex from Legal Personhood do? Kitchen Table Chat online from Sexuality and Law Research Cluster 

But that’s what it says … Seminar with founder of theatrical jurisprudence, Honorary Professorial Fellow Marett Leiboff, online from LIRC, Universiyt of Wollongong, Australia

Book Launch: Properties of Law by Kaarlo Tuori, online from Helsinki Socio-Legal Initiative

The Centre for Climate Crime and Justice: 2021 inaugural lecture, QMUL, London

2021 Transatlantic Cultural Property Crime Symposium, online from QMUL

'Authoritarian Constitutions' Online Series: Democracy, the rule of law, and the rise of populism: ‘illiberal democracy’ within Europe, online from QMUL

QMUL Immigration LLM Annual Lecture 2021, online from QMUL

Book Launch: The New Sex Wars: Sexual Harm in the #MeToo Era, online from QMUL

Meet the Practitioners: 5 Conversations between key practitioners in borders, immigration and asylum law and practice from a UK perspective, online from QMUL

SLSA events and SLSA co-sponsored events

LSA Graduate Student and Early Career Workshop 2022, online and Lisbon, Portugal: call for applications

LSA Global Meeting 2022, hybrid conference, online and Lisbon, Portugal: submissions now open 

Mental Capacity in the Context of Sexual Relationships and Intimacy, Keele University


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October

The Role of the International Law Commission in Shaping International Law

Date: 14 October 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details fo this free event organised by the Centre for European and International Legal Affairs.

Facilitating Minority-Refugees' Access to Refugee Rights: An intersectional approach

Date: 20 October 2021

Venue: online and in-person, SCHRR, University of Sussex, Brighton

Speaker: Isilay Taban, University of Brighton

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

But that’s what it says … Seminar with founder of theatrical jurisprudence, Honorary Professorial Fellow Marett Leiboff

Date: 20 October 2021

Venue: online from LIRC, Universiyt of Wollongong, Australia

See announcement for abstract and joining details.

Meet the Practitioners: 5 Conversations between key practitioners in borders, immigration and asylum law and practice from a UK perspective

Date: 28 October 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event. This is part of the QMUL Immigration LLM and Kingsley Napley Seminar Series 2021–2022.

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November

Questions of Accountability: Prerogatives, power and politics

Dates: 1–5 November 2021

Venue: online exhibition hosted by the University of Worcester and University of Sheffield

See announcement for full details of keynote speakers, keynote panels and the call for papers.

Domestic Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic: International human rights responses

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: online from SCHRR, University of Sussex

Speaker: Ronagh McQuigg, School of Law, QUB

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

The Centre for Climate Crime and Justice: 2021 inaugural lecture

Date: 3 November 2021

Venue: School of Law, Queen Mary University of London

See website for details of this free event.

2021 Transatlantic Cultural Property Crime Symposium

Date: 8 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

Symposium hosted jointly by the Criminal Justice Center at Queen Mary University London, the Henry C Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science, the Ronan Institute, and the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent. See website for details of this free event.

Decertification: What can Removing Sex from Legal Personhood do? Kitchen Table Chat

Date: 10 November 2021, 1.30–3.30pm

Venue: online from Sexuality and Law Research Cluster

Speakers: Davina Cooper and Flora Renz

Please see announcement for full details and joining link.

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Fragmentation in the Field of Cultural Rights: Ways forward

Date: 12 November 2021

Venue: online and in-person, SCHRR, University of Sussex, Brighton

Speaker: Alexandra Xanthaki, Brunel Law School

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

PhD Application Workshop

Date: 12 November 2021

Venue: online from York Law School 

See announcement for details of this free online workshop. Closing date for workshop applications: 29 October 2021.

'Authoritarian Constitutions' Online Series: Democracy, the rule of law, and the rise of populism: ‘illiberal democracy’ within Europe

Date: 16 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event.

Immigration LLM Annual Lecture 2021 

Date: 17 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL School of Law

Speaker: Lora Vidovic, former Ombuds of Croatia

Please see website for details. 

Book Launch: The New Sex Wars: Sexual Harm in the #MeToo Era

Date: 18 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event. The author Brenda Cossman talks about her new book.

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Book Launch: Properties of Law by Kaarlo Tuori

Date: 19 November 2021

Venue: online from Helsinki Socio-Legal Initiative

See website for full details.

PhD Work in Progress

Date: 19 November 2021

Venue: online from SCHRR, University of Sussex

Cecilia Manzotti, Sussex Law School, presents 'The role and relevance of nationality status determination in asylum procedures under the CEAS and the potential impact of the “New Pact on Migration and Asylum” and Isabella Leroy, Amsterdam Centre for Migration and Refugee Law, presents ‘Exceptionalism in action? The legal impacts of the COVID pandemic on the Centro de Estancia Temporal de Inmigrantes of Melilla'. See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

British Academy UK-Poland Knowledge Frontiers Symposium on ‘Just Transitions’

Dates: between 23 November and 9 December 2021

Venue: virtual symposium from Warsaw

See anouncement for details. 

Meet the Practitioners: 5 Conversations between key practitioners in borders, immigration and asylum law and practice from a UK perspective

Date: 25 November 2021

Venue: online from QMUL

See website for details of this free event.

SULC Legal Ethics / Ethics in Law Conference

Dates: 29–30 November 2021

Venue: online from Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, South Africa

See website for full details.

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December

Looking Beyond Internalisation: European minority rights in question

Date: 1 December 2021

Venue: online and in-person, SCHRR, University of Sussex, Brighton

Speaker: Elizabeth Craig, Sussex Law School

See website for details. This event is part of the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research (SCHRR) Autumn Research Series.

Criminalising Coercive Control: Challenges for the implementation of Northern Ireland’s new domestic abuse offence

Date 16 December 2021

Venue: online

Organisers: Dr. Ronagh McQuigg, Queen’s University Belfast, and Professor Vanessa Bettinson, Dr Montfort University, Leicester

Please see announcement for full details including confirmed speakers. This event is free but please register.


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February

AHRC Engaging with Government Programme: open for applications

Dates: 22–24 February 2022

Venue: Institute for Government Offices, London 

This three-day course is designed to provide an insight into the policy-making process and help participants develop the skills needed to pursue the policy implications of their research. See website for details. Closing date: 28 October 2021.


April

Climate Change and the Rule of Law Conference

Dates: 31 March–1 April 2022

Venue: UCL Centre for Law and the Environment, University College London

Please see announcement for further details. 


May

Mental Capacity in the Context of Sexual Relationships and Intimacy

Date: 23 May 2022

Venue: Keele Hall, Keele University

Further details will be announced in due course. This is an SLSA-sponsored event under our Seminar Scheme.

June

LSA Graduate Student and Early Career Workshop 2022: call for applications

Dates and venues: 27–30 June 2022 online; and 12 July 2022 Lisbon, Portugal, and online

See website for details. Closing date: 17 November 2021The SLSA is a co-sponsor of this event.


July

LSA Global Meeting 2022, hybrid conference, online and Lisbon, Portugal: submissions now open

Dates: 13–16 July 2022

Venue: ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Theme: 'Rage, Reckoning, & Remedy'

Please visit website for details. Closing date for submission of abstracts: 10 November 2021. The SLSA is a co-sponsor of this event.

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May

23rd International Roundtables for the Semiotics of Law – IRSL 2023: call for papers

Dates: 24–27 May 2023

Venue: hosted online by Pontificia Università Antonianum, Roma, Italy

Theme: Global Semiotics and Everyday Legal Claims – Intercultural Use of Law, Interreligious Dialogue and Translation Ethics

Please note that this event was originally scheduled to take place in May 2021. See announcement for full details. Closing date: 6 January 2023.

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